Frequently Asked Questions
What is Northstar Workforce Readiness?
Northstar Workforce Readiness provides affordable, easy-to-use, Web-based practice and preparation programs. Students use our programs to raise their scores on Allied Health certification and licensing exams, the GED® Test, PRAXIS™ tests, and to study for college courses.
What is different about Northstar Workforce Readiness? Why would someone use this instead of a textbook or workbook?
Since our programs are online, students can log in anywhere and work at their own pace. Our programs also include grading and reporting, which show the areas where the student is strongest, and where they need the most practice. Northstar Workforce Readiness's interactive, Web-based software includes automated instruction and feedback. An explanation is available for each correct answer within the program, so students are not just answering questions—they are actively engaged and learning the material.
Our test preparation programs include full-length practice tests, built from the content outline of each exam.
Who writes your programs?
The content in our programs is created by our in-house content team, instructors, practitioners, and other editors and writers who are content experts in each field. Our test preparation products are built from the content outline or specifications of each test, so students know they are answering questions similar to those they will see on the exam.
The standards for our exam are changing. Is Northstar Workforce Readiness keeping track of the changes?
Our content team is aware of changes to standards, and responds by updating our programs. The content in Northstar Workforce Readiness is automatically updated, so users don't need to worry about seeing outdated standards within the program.
Does Northstar Workforce Readiness require any help from my school's IT department? Do I need to download anything?
Northstar Workforce Readiness requires no setup or additional technology resources. Any updates to products are done automatically—all users always have the most updated version of Northstar Workforce Readiness.
Is Northstar Workforce Readiness affordable?
Northstar Workforce Readiness is very affordable. Students can purchase on their own, and many educators purchase for their entire classes, programs, and schools.
How do I order Northstar Workforce Readiness?
What happens once I order at www.northstarlearning.com?
Once a student orders, we will process the order and send them a username and password, which they can use to log in at our website at any time. Since our programs are totally online, students don't have to wait for anything to be shipped to them. There is no software to download or install. Once a user logs in, they can change their password and get started using the program right away.
Once an educator orders, we email them the information they need to get started.
Do you offer customer support?
Yes. Our Stevie Award-winning customer service team is available Monday-Friday, 8-5 CST at the following:
Support: 866-990-8175 (option 3)
Sales: 866-990-8175 (option 2)